SIMI Archive

Gillian Fanning elected SIMI president

Gillian Fanning, Marketing Director of automotive distributor Serfac Limited, Dublin has been elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) at the organisation’s AGM held virtually today. She is the first female President of SIMI in the Society’s 98 year history.

Parts for Cars wins SIMI Motor Factor of the Year

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) Irish Motor Industry Awards took place in Dublin on Thursday, where Parts for Cars was crowned Motor Factor of the Year.

181 new car market closes, down 4.5 per cent, van sales up

Official statistics just released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of June were down 10.4 per cent (1,255) when compared to June 2017 (1,400). And with the end of the 181 registrations, the year to date is down 4.5 per cent (87,151)

O’Farrell elected SIMI President

Gerard O’Farrell, Group Director, Car Division, O.H.M Group, has been elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), at the organisation’s AGM, in the Killashee House Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare on Thursday, May 17. Speaking at SIMI’s AGM, O’Farrell commented on the challenges and opportunities facing the Industry: “The Motor Industry is